Archive for the ‘Lions’ Category

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The Face of a Lion Peers Down From a Vine-Covered Urn Upon Top of the Wall That Surrounds the Harvard University Campus on Harvard Street in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 7, 2017)

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A Female Imperial Guardian Lion Seen With Her Young Cub in Front of a House on Main Street in Bennington, VT (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 21, 2018)

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This Copper Statue of a Mountain Lion on a Polished Granite Base Was Erected in 1896 on What is Now Known as Monument Avenue in Historic Old Bennington, Vermont to Mark the Site of the Original Catamount Tavern (Meeting Place of Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys) Which Was Built in 1767 and Burned to the Ground in 1871 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 18, 2017)

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This Early 12th Century Carved Stone Capital From a Column of the Notre-Dame de Montermoyen in Bourges, France (On Display at the Worcester Art Museum) Depicts Human Beings Being Devoured Alive by Various Monsters and Beasts Including Two Very Hungry Lions (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 13, 2015)

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The Male Member of the Pair of Imperial Guardian Lions That Can Be Seen in Front of the Chinatown Gate at the Intersection of Surface Road and Beach Street in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 25, 2019)

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All the Legs of the Granite Benches in Leicester Lions Park (Located at the Corner of Main Street and Bottomly Avenue in Leicester, MA) Are, Fittingly, Lions (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 18, 2014)

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One of Four Nearly Identical Granite Lions Found at Each Corner of the Heywood Family Monument at Mountain View Cemetery in Shrewsbury, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 7, 2018)

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A Majestic Lion Sits Atop a Set of Stone Stairs on Central Street in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 29, 2020)

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This Artistically Painted Fiberglass Sculpture of a Mountain Lion Located on South Street in Bennington, Vermont Was Just One of Twenty Eight Placed Through Out the Town During the “Catamount Prowl” Art Festival in 2013 (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 7, 2017)

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A Weather-Worn Lion’s Head Spotted Up High on the Brick Office Building That Once Housed Shack’s Clothing Store on Main Street in Downtown Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on May 22, 2019)